1840 Louisiana St.

Veterans Park Directions
HISTORY
Veterans Park, at one time, was the original site of barracks for military students and trainees. It was established as a park in 1947 and was named in honor of veterans of all wars.

DESCRIPTION OF PARK
Veterans Park, a 3-acre piece of land, is located on the corner of Louisiana and 19th Sts. and is home to a beautiful rose garden. The Eutin Rose Garden, named after the City of Lawrence’s sister city in Germany, is a popular attraction for both visitors and residents in the summer. Full of flowers and trees, Veterans Park is also home to basketball and tennis courts, as well as playground equipment and a large berm area for families to visit.

The amenities of the park include:

  • Benches
  • Playground Equipment
  • Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Courts

SHELTERS
There are no shelters located in Veterans Park.


Reservations for outdoor shelters and indoor facilities are taken at any of the community recreation centers including the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive and South Park Recreation Center, 1141 Massachusetts St.

See our shelter rentals page for more information on renting these facilities or call (785) 832-7920.